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Andrew Taylor

Biography

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor is the author of a number of novels, including the Dougal and Lydmouth crime series, the psychological thrillers BLEEDING HEART SQUAREand THE ANATOMY OF GHOSTS, the ground-breaking Roth Trilogy, which was adapted into the acclaimed drama "Fallen Angel", and THE AMERICAN BOY, his No. 1 bestselling historical novel which was a 2005 Richard & Judy Book Club choice.

He has won many awards, including the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger, an Edgar Scroll from the Mystery Writers of America, the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Award (the only author to win it twice) and the CWA’s prestigious Diamond Dagger, awarded for sustained excellence in crime writing. He also writes for the Spectator.

Andrew Taylor

Books by Andrew Taylor

by Andrew Taylor - Crime, Crime Fiction, Fiction, Historical , Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, Suspense/Thriller, Thriller

Edward Savill, a London clerk from the American Department, is assigned to New York to investigate the claims of dispossessed loyalists caught on the wrong side of the American War of Independence. The discovery of a body in the notorious slums of Canvas Town thrusts Savill into a murder inquiry. But in the escalating violence of a desperate city, why does one death matter? Because the secret this killing hides could be the key to power for whoever uncovers it…

by Andrew Taylor - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

1786, Jerusalem College, Cambridge. The ghost of murdered Sylvia Whichcote has been sighted by Frank Oldershaw, a fellow commoner. When his mother employs John Holdsworth, author of "The Anatomy of Ghosts" --- an account of why ghosts are mere delusion --- to investigate, the uneasy status quo at Jerusalem is rapidly torn apart.